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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust;
- Example: "a disgusting smell"
- Example: "distasteful language"
- Example: "a loathsome disease"
- Example: "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"
- Example: "revolting food"
- Example: "a wicked stench"
[syn: disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Repel \Re**pel"\ (r?-p?l"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Repelled (-p?ld"); p. pr. & vb. n. Repelling.] [L. repellere, repulsum; pref. re- re- + pellere to drive. See Pulse a beating, and cf. Repulse, Repeal.] 1. To drive back; to force to return; to check the advance of; to repulse as, to repel an enemy or an assailant. [1913 Webster] Hippomedon repelled the hostile tide. --Pope. [1913 Webster] They repelled each other strongly, and yet attracted each other strongly. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To resist or oppose effectually; as, to repel an assault, an encroachment, or an argument. [1913 Webster] [He] gently repelled their entreaties. --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster] Syn: Tu repulse; resist; oppose; reject; refuse. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

repelling adj 1: highly offensive; arousing aversion or disgust; "a disgusting smell"; "distasteful language"; "a loathsome disease"; "the idea of eating meat is repellent to me"; "revolting food"; "a wicked stench" [syn: disgusting, disgustful, distasteful, foul, loathly, loathsome, repellent, repellant, repelling, revolting, skanky, wicked, yucky]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

30 Moby Thesaurus words for "repelling": antigravity, awful, centrifugal force, diamagnetic, diamagnetism, disaffinity, dreadful, forbidding, foul, frightful, ghastly, grisly, gruesome, hideous, horrible, horrid, loathsome, magnetic repulsion, mutual repulsion, of opposite polarity, offensive, polarization, repellence, repellency, repellent, repugnant, repulsion, repulsive, revolting, terrible